Wace


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Wace

(weɪs)
n
(Biography) Robert. born ?1100, Anglo-Norman poet; author of the Roman de Brut and Roman de Rou

Wace

(wɑs, weɪs)

n.
Robert ( “Wace of Jersey” ), c1100–c1180, Anglo-Norman poet.
References in classic literature ?
In 1155 Geoffrey died, and that year a Frenchman, or Jerseyman rather, named Robert Wace, finished a long poem which he called Li Romans de Brut or the Romances of Brutus.
He, too, was a priest, and, like Wace, he wrote in verse.
Like Wace, Layamon called his book the Brut, because it is the story of the Britons, who took their name from Brutus, and of Arthur the great British hero.
Wace pointed out that the definition may seem harsh to Markle's camp.
It was from AXA Insurance that Wace and Fogg had bought the fragment in 2016, before offering it for sale and bringing it to the Armory in October.
Wace and Fogg then signed court papers agreeing to the surrender, the Times said.
In experiment 2 no disease was observed in calcium treated plots at 2 WACE (Fig.
(7) 'Eco-conquest', human martial mastery of the environment--the practice of treating the natural world as territory to be dominated; as subservient to human needs; and also as a utilitarian resource to be mined to further human imperial aims--drives much of Arthur's and the Britons' engagement with the land in both the HRB and Wace's Roman de Brut.
Soros Fund Management, an American firm, and Marshall Wace, a British hedge fund, both took big bets against Deutsche Bank last Friday, the day after the UK's referendum vote on leaving the European Union.
The blurry boundary between "truth" and fiction, the partial or complete conjunction of their functions as well as the possibility of uniting them in the same work became significant to very different authors whom we mentioned in this chapter: for Walter Map and, as we shall ascertain below, for two "historiographers"--Geoffrey of Monmouth and Wace. The proportion of invented and "truthful" elements, however, as well as the mode of their combination was different for each author.
Signatories including veteran City figures such as fund manager chairman Paul Marshall, of Marshall Wace; Pizza Express entrepreneur Luke Johnson and Jon Moulton, founder of buyout firm Better Capital, said: "The EU is now shackled to the euro, a project doing damage to the social and economic fabric of member countries, including high youth unemployment.